Sliding doors are an excellent way of saving space, and they bring style to contemporary interiors. They can be used to give security and privacy like swing doors or to open up a space as room dividers. In Japan, the spiritual home of the sliding door, there are a many, many variations upon the theme.
Wheelchair users face a set of challenges around the home which the able bodied amongst us can barely imagine. The average domestic space is built around the assumption that it’s users will essentially be rod-shaped, skinny at the bottom and a bit thicker in the middle.